Libya extradites Manchester bomber's brother to U.K.

World / Crime & Legal Jul 18, 2019

Libya extradites Manchester bomber's brother to U.K.

Libya on Wednesday extradited to Britain the brother of a suicide bomber who attacked an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester in May 2017 and killed 22 people, officials said. Salman Abedi's brother, Hashem, who was arrested in Libya days after the bombing, was handed over ...

Boris Johnson says U.K. envoy's departure has been politicized

World / Politics Jul 12, 2019

Boris Johnson says U.K. envoy's departure has been politicized

Boris Johnson, the favorite to succeed Theresa May as U.K. prime minister, said the departure of Britain's ambassador to the U.S. has been politicized as he sought to deflect criticism of his reaction to the transatlantic diplomatic spat. The envoy, Sir Kim Darroch, quit Wednesday ...

Britain's U.S. ambassador resigns after Trump spat

World / Politics Jul 10, 2019

Britain's U.S. ambassador resigns after Trump spat

Britain's ambassador to Washington resigned Wednesday after being targeted by U.S. President Donald Trump following the leak of highly critical diplomatic cables. Outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May had offered her full support to Kim Darroch after he was revealed to have described the Trump administration ...

U.K. hunts for source of leak of ambassador's blunt Trump criticism

World / Crime & Legal Jul 9, 2019

U.K. hunts for source of leak of ambassador's blunt Trump criticism

The British government was hunting Monday for the source of a leak of diplomatic cables from Britain's ambassador in Washington that branded President Donald Trump's administration "dysfunctional" and "inept." British officials are embarrassed by the publication of Kim Darroch's unflattering assessment — but more alarmed ...